Over 6,000 participants and a 30,000 ㎡ cosplay area. Cosplayers from all over gathered for Cosplay Festa TDC!
On Nov. 30, the celebratory worthy 10th MegaHobby, MegaHobby Expo 2013 Autumn, was held at Akihabara UDX, which is located a short walk from Akihabara Station.
Between Oct. 5-10, Tokyo Otaku Mode held an OtaQ survey on our Facebook page asking you which character you would most like to date.
Milky Bunny aka popular top model Tsubasa Masuwaka put on a solo concert! Her bunny-eared maid costume had fans feeling kawaii overload!
Themed after angels and demons! The second part of the expanding REVdoll series draws near.
TOM Special Creator Sinitar is an extremely talented, strategic, and intelligent cosplayer from Ukraine.
Tons of superb dioramas using figures from the Evangelion Revoltech series!
The event “Trans City feat. Hatsune Miku”––a collaboration with Miku and Japan’s leading onsen (spa) town, Beppu––kicked off on Nov. 15.
Nov. 1, 2014 is the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty. To celebrate, an exciting event called “My Melody’s Christmas Market” featuring many popular characters including Hello Kitty and My Melody is going on now until Dec. 25 at the Sanrio Puroland theme park.
Information about anime to begin broadcast in January is being uploaded in rapid succession. Start putting your watch list together now by checking out these trailers.
The touring “Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit” will begin at The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo! Will it tour the world starting next year?
From Sept. 21 to Nov. 17, the event “Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload in Namja Town” was held in the Namja Town indoor theme park in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
TOM Japanese writer's report on the booths at Anime Festival Asia 2013! What gathered the most attention?
Akihabara is probably a place that is synonymous with “otaku city” for most everyone. However, Ikebukuro is also quite the otaku city.
Transfer student Ryuko Matoi has arrived at Honnouji Academy’s 2nd year K class.
“Trans City feat. Hatsune Miku” has opened in Beppu Onsen, a place known for its outstanding and famous hot springs. The event will be held until Jan. 15, 2014.
It’s been two years and eight months since the earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan on March 11, 2011. The affected areas still face various problems, but the victims and volunteers continue to work hard to help the areas recover.
Nerima is an area connected to the anime industry and the birthplace of such masterpiece anime as Dragon Ball and Dokidoki! PreCure!
For two days, Nov. 2 and 3, at Ikebukuro Sunshine City in Tokyo, the Animate Girls Festival (AGF) was held.
An exhibit for Devils and Realist opened at Gallery GoFa in Aoyama, Tokyo on Oct. 12.
Sep. 13, 2013 01:008
An exhibit for Yotsuba&! titled “Yotsuba & Danboard: The Exhibition” is currently being held at Shibuya Parco Part 1.
Sep. 12, 2013 20:003
The TV broadcast of the anime Golden Time will begin on Oct. 3 on MBS, Tokyo MX, and other networks. It has now been revealed that Yui Horie, who is also playing the role of Kōko Kaga in the anime, will be in charge of the anime’s opening and ending themes.
Sep. 12, 2013 11:2910
Wish Upon the Pleiades is a collaboration web animation between Gainax and the Japanese automaker Fuji Heavy Industries (brand name: Subaru) as a branding project.
Sep. 12, 2013 06:006
On Sept. 4 via Nintendo Direct’s Pokémon Direct, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata made an announcement of new information for fans in regard to Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, which are releasing soon on Oct. 12.
Sep. 12, 2013 01:4810
Since 2010’s Sapporo Snow Festival, a new version of Snow Miku, a version of Hatsune Miku created to embody wintertime in Hokkaido, has been unveiled each year.
Sep. 11, 2013 21:0033
On Aug. 31, at the PAX Prime gaming event in the U.S., one game development project showed its first signs of life.
Sep. 11, 2013 16:0012
The much-hyped film Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day the Movie (Anohana the Movie), which opened in 64 theaters across Japan on Aug. 31, pulled off an astounding opening.
Sep. 11, 2013 06:219
DJ Kazu’s newest non-stop dream anison mix CD that will once again heat up the world of anime songs, J-Anison Kamikyoku Matsuri - Paradise, will be released on Oct. 2. The album’s tracklist has also been revealed.
Sep. 10, 2013 10:1916
The character and hobby festival Chara Hobby 2013 was held for two days, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, at Chiba's Makuhari Messe.